Celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th!
Here’s what you need to know:
What is International Women’s Day?
It is a worldwide event that recognizes women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while also calling for gender equality. Find out more about the background of International Women’s Day by visiting here (it has been observed since the early 1900s)!
How can you celebrate?
There are many ways to get involved. You can join a campaign, donate or participate in a fundraiser, or start a conversation, to name a few. Connect through social media by using the hashtags #PressforProgress, #InternationalWomensDay or #IWD2018. Also, learn about Facebook’s Credit Her campaign. To find an event or other ways to get involved, visit the International Women’s Day Events page. Some events run all week!
Is there an International Men’s Day?
International Men’s Day is also held annually. In 2018, International Men’s Day will be celebrated globally on Nov. 19. It focuses on “men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models.”
What do you think of International Women’s Day? Do you have any plans to celebrate, and if so, how? Leave a comment in the section below!